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Coinigy Joins with Merkle Data to Provide Enhanced Data CryptoMarkets,Feature

Coinigy, the Milwaukee-based cryptocurrency trading front-end and data service, announced an agreement Tuesday in which Merkle Data would provide its three cryptocurrency indexes to Coinigy’s customers. Merkle Data provides analytics and risk solutions to crypto institutions in part by analyzing the publicly available data that are a hallmark of the blockchain economy. Coinigy offers its customers a trading interface that is connected to 15 different cryptocurrency platforms. Customers can use the Coinigy interface to access their own accounts at the cryptocurrency platforms, providing what Derek Urben, the Coinigy CFO and director of business development, calls “remote control of their accounts.”…

Crypto Origin Stories: How’d You Hear About It? Feature,Video,video

No one has been in the cryptocurrency field for all that long, as Satoshi’s famous white paper is only 10 years old.  In this video, Bcause Founder and Chief Marketing Officer Thomas Flake, Coinigy CFO and Director of Business Development Derek Urben, and Hehmeyer Trading + Investments CEO Chris Hehmeyer, talk about their first memories of cryptocurrencies.    Produced by Mike Forrester

A Comprehensive Crypto Outlook: Pain, Progress and Metaphors CryptoMarkets,Feature,Mwiki,Video,video

It’s been 10 years and crypto – despite all of the debates and naysaying – is still here. In this video, Bcause Founder and Chief Marketing Officer Thomas Flake, Coinigy CFO and Director of Business Development Derek Urben, and Hehmeyer Trading + Investments CEO Chris Hehmeyer, talk about culling the crypto herd, mining hardware, scary practices, and institutional money in the space.  Produced by Mike Forrester  

Big investors sue 16 banks over FX rigging; Market cops step up fight against spoofing John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Hits & Takes JLN Staff I have been authorized to share with you that Jim Oliff has recently been diagnosed with squamous carcinoma, a cancer at the base of his tongue. The good news is that his prognosis is excellent. He will begin a treatment of chemotherapy and radiation therapy on November 14. It is expected his course of treatment will last six months.~JJL I know all his friends around the industry wish Jim Oliff well and a speedy and successful recovery. We at JLN send our love and prayers of healing for this beloved industry leader and…

Blockchain poised to enter European settlement system; Anybody Want Bitcoin Futures? John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Hits & Takes JLN Staff Yesterday was the 89th anniversary of Black Thursday.~SD It used to be “There’s an app for that.” Now, it’s “There’s an ETF for that.” The most recent entry into the category? The US Vegan Climate ETF. I don’t think they’ll be trading cattle futures…~SD Are you interested in the history of financial futures? We are developing a documentary series about exactly this. We are also looking for firms who might be interested in financially supporting the effort. We are looking for firms to be sponsors, or advertisers. You will be prominently mentioned in…

Japan’s dying shareholders; The high price of short attention spans John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read World’s Largest Bitcoin Mining Manufacturer Earned $742.7 Million in Six Months Thom Thompson – JLN This article is a follow-up to Thompson’s earlier article, “Introducing Bitmain,” which you can find here BitMain Technologies Holding Company, the world’s largest provider of bitcoin mining equipment, filed its draft prospectus for an IPO on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong in late September. The document indicated that the company had generated more than $742.7 of net profit (about $1 billion EBITDA – earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) on sales of $2.8 billion in just the first half of 2018….

World’s Largest Bitcoin Mining Manufacturer Earned $742.7 Million in Six Months Feature

This article is a follow-up to Thom Thompson’s earlier article, “Introducing Bitmain,” which you can find here. It is the second in a four part series. In preparing for its IPO, Bitmain, a Chinese bitcoin mining-hardware and services firm, has provided a detailed look into its operations. As one of the largest business entities in the industry and occupying as it does a central position in the industrial organization of bitcoin, Bitmain reveals a lot in its filing about the forces behind cryptocurrency economics. The Bitmain story is particularly compelling because no other major company whose fortunes are so closely…

FIA 2018 charts the rise of institutional crypto investors Blockchain,Blog,CryptoMarkets

Like most people, I tend to pay more attention when someone directly addresses me or people like me. As a millennial, I tend to exercise this principle a lot, as we’ve been inundated by the word “millennials” over the past 10 years or so. We’re a hot topic. At the FIA Expo this year, the talks focusing on Digital Assets mentioned millennials frequently. This ranged from comments explicitly mentioning my demographic’s greater activity in crypto trading and investment compared with other generations, to jokes about using Bakkt to buy pumpkin spice lattes – a stereotypical seasonal favorite for younger consumers…

John Lothian News Sits Down With FIS Feature,Video,video

John Lothian sat down with John Omahen of FIS Global in the office of John Lothian News to discuss new initiatives at FIS and Omahen’s take on industry issues. During this discussion, Omahen comments on a new FIS margin product and even interest in cryptocurrency products. Produced by Mike Forrester